The Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team has come out firing to start the 2016-17 season. After four games, the team has already scored an Ontario University Athletics (OUA) leading 23 goals. The Rams scored six times in their season opener against Wilfred Laurier. Since then they have scored four on Windsor, eight on Brock and beat Lakehead 5-2 last night. […]
The Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team improved to 4-0 with a 5-2 victory over the Lakehead Thunderwolves on Thursday night at Mattamy Athletic Centre. John Carpino scored twice for Ryerson while singles came from Aaron Armstrong, Michael Fine and Marcus Hinds. Charlie Graham made 22 saves in the win. Lakehead goals came from Kelin Ainsworth and Grant Valiquette. Devin Green […]
The Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team started its season off with a bang on Thursday, defeating the Laurier Golden Hawks 6-3 at the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC). Landon Schiller, Chris Marchese, Josh Sterk, Vince Figliomeni, Mitch Theoret and Jamie Lewis all scored for Ryerson while goaltender Charlie Graham made 43 saves in the win. Here are a few photos of the Rams season opening victory:
Compared to many other Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) men’s hockey teams, the Ryerson Rams had a pleasant trip to the United States last weekend. The Rams travelled to Bridgeport, Conn., falling 7-4 to the National Collegiate Athletic Associations’ (NCAA) Sacred Heart Pioneers in an exhibition match on Sunday. “It was a pretty tame game. We played well,” said Rams head […]
There will be plenty of new faces in the Ryerson Rams men’s hockey lineup this season. After finishing sixth in the Ontario University Athletics’ West Division last season, the Rams have added 10 recruits to the roster. Interim head coach Johnny Duco expects this year’s team to be a talented one. “I think we may be a team early on, because […]
Ailish Forfar is no stranger to college hockey. After spending four years with the NCAA’s Dartmouth College Big Green, Forfar has returned home to Canada, where she’ll play with the Ryerson Rams women’s hockey team this season. While she’s only been playing at Ryerson for a few weeks, Forfar has already noticed some differences between NCAA and Canadian Interuniversity Sport […]
The Blade Skating Treadmill is not your average treadmill. Located on the fourth floor of the Mattamy Athletic Centre, the treadmill stretches 12 feet wide by six feet long and is made up of individual plastic segments, or slats, coated with a silicone lubricant to replicate actual ice. With a top speed of 20 m.p.h., it’s much louder and faster […]
The Rams men’s hockey team has added some offensive punch to its roster. Forward Matt Mistele, who registered 33 goals and 58 points in 61 Ontario Hockey League games last season, has been added to the Rams roster for the 2016-17 campaign. “We see him as the total package,” said Rams interim head coach Johnny Duco. “He’s a really good […]
Canadian Interuniversity Sport’s summer move could mean good things for the Ryerson Rams. The CIS, the national governing body for university sport in Canada, relocated its head office from Ottawa to Richmond Hill in June. Ivan Joseph, Ryerson’s director of athletics, is hoping the move will bring more national exposure to the Rams. “I think, hopefully, the CIS will be […]
Former Ryerson hockey players Jessica Hartwick, Melissa Wronzberg and Alex Armstrong made history this summer, becoming the first Rams to be drafted into the Canadian Women’s Hockey League on Aug. 21. Two of the three players were selected by the Brampton Thunder. Hartwick, a defender and former Rams captain, was taken 38th overall by the team. She graduated as Ryerson’s leader in […]
The Ryerson women’s hockey team hit the ice Friday evening after a busy off-season, winning its first exhibition game 3-2 over the Carleton Ravens. The game featured eight new faces in the Ryerson lineup. After a disappointing season last year, the women’s hockey team revamped their roster. “Recruiting is 12 months a year,” Rams’ head coach Lisa Haley said. “It […]
Ryerson Rams head coach Lisa Haley knows the talent of female hockey players. She was behind the bench in Sochi when Marie-Philip Poulin notched Canada’s gold medal-clinching overtime goal. Her long career has put her in a good position to understand the state of women’s hockey and how the women at the top of the game compare to their male […]
While Luke Mercer, a first-year defenceman for the men’s hockey team, had never figure skated before the Battle of the Rams, he may have still had the upper edge on the competition. He worked with a figure skater in the past to help him with his edges, which Mercer says is important for any hockey player. The Battle of the […]
Battle of the Blades is back on home ice, but with a Ryerson twist. Ryerson’s varsity figure skating team is joining forces with the men’s and women’s hockey teams to compete in the Battle of the Rams. “It’s kind of historical and bringing the teams together makes it more of a collaborative event, which is nice for the school to […]
Six third-year Ryerson engineering students have been hard at work in the basement of Kerr Hall, creating an audible hockey puck that will allow players with visual impairments to play Canada’s favourite sport. They call it the eyePuck. With the help of the North American Society of Tetra, an organization that connects clients who have physical disabilities with […]
By Nicholas Raponi NOTE – The Rams dropped game three by a score of 11-3, ending their playoff run. The Ryerson men’s hockey team dropped the Guelph Gryphons in a thrilling 2-1 overtime victory Friday night. After losing its first game in the best-of-three series against Guelph on Feb. 25, Ryerson faced elimination last night at the Mattamy Athletic […]
Fifth-year Rams hockey players not so fondly remember their old playing facility.
The Ryerson men’s hockey team is headed to the semifinals after defeating the Waterloo Warriors 5-4 in overtime Friday night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre.
Pre-show entertainment is something sports fans usually see only in the big leagues, but two Ryerson students have changed that.
The Ryerson women’s hockey team only managed to get one point in Thursday’s game, losing 2-1 to the Laurier Golden Hawks in overtime.
The Ryerson men’s hockey team lost its final game of the season to Western Tuesday night.
Emily Nicholishen and Jessica Hartwick must over come injuries before saying good bye after five-years with the Ryerson Rams.
Ryersonian Sports Wrap: February 8, 2016 – Men’s and women’s basketball game vs. Golden Hawks, and men’s hockey game vs. Varsity Blues
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Breakaway program gives players a chance at a second career after hockey.
Check out a photo gallery of Thursday’s night Country Night hockey game.
Check out Ryerson Ram’s weekly scoreboard and the games happening today.
Why Ryerson Athletics isn’t about to adopt an NCAA career-athletics model.
Whether she’s lacing up before hitting the ice or throwing on cleats before jogging to the field, it doesn’t make a difference for Rams hockey goalie Alex “Army” Armstrong. Athletes are here to win and Armstrong is ready to do just that — no matter the attire. Riddled with injuries, the soccer team was in a pinch to find a keeper […]
Victoria Nguyen takes a look at what’s in store for our Ryerson Rams this weekend!
Ryerson Rams defenceman Alex Basso got the opportunity to train with the Washington Capitals earlier this month. But the 22-year-old hockey star is still set on his studies, and winning for the Rams.
Ryerson’s Lisa Haley was named head coach of Team Canada’s U-18 women’s team in June. The world championship tournament runs from Jan. 8 to Jan. 15 in St. Catharines, Ont.
Three Ryerson Rams have reported to NHL prospect camps this weekend. This is the second consecutive year Rams athletes have been selected for NHL rookie camps.
This Friday, the MAC is hosting the Heroes Hockey Challenge (HCC) to support the families of wounded soldiers and those killed in combat. Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni will face off against the HHC Warriors, consisting of active Canadian Forces members in the GTA, in a friendly hockey game presented by this year’s charity Wounded Warriors Canada. To date, the event has […]
Three Ryerson men’s hockey players are moving on to the professional level to continue their careers. Forward Domenic Alberga and defenceman Dean Willmott signed in the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) with Greenville and Brampton respectively, while defenceman Mark Corbett signed a three game tryout with the Mississippi River Kings of Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL). Alberga leaves after the […]
“I think it’s just one of these things that I have — girl things.” This is not a common response from a professional female athlete after a loss. Actually, it’s somewhat “taboo” to mention periods in sport. But it’s exactly what tennis player Heather Watson told BBC Sport after her first-round exit at the Australian Open in January. That prompted […]
When Knick Dawe woke up on Saturday Feb. 7, his plan for the day was simple. After arriving back home late after a game in Windsor the night before, the Ryerson Rams goaltender was going to have a relaxing brunch. What transpired was an opportunity of a lifetime, and something he would have never expected. By the end of the […]
Many Rams teams were beginning post season pushes during reading week but for most, it did not go according to plan. Beginning in men’s hockey, the Rams men went up against the University of Toronto (U of T) in their first round best-of-three playoff series. The Rams had home ice advantage but failed to capitalize losing 2-1 at the Mattamy […]
More than just victories are on the line as the Ryerson men’s hockey team opened the first round of the playoffs Jan. 11. The Rams took on the University of Toronto (U of T) Varsity Blues and the title of best team in Toronto is up for grabs. Coming into the final weeks of the season, Ryerson and U of […]
The Rams couldn’t find their scoring touch last night in game one of their Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoff series against the University of Toronto (U of T). They lost 2-1 on home ice. The Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC) was busy last night with both men’s basketball and hockey playing one floor apart. But on this night hockey was the main […]
More than just victories are on the line as the Ryerson men’s hockey team opens the first round of the playoffs Wednesday. The Rams take on the University of Toronto (U of T) Varsity Blues and the title of best team in Toronto is up for grabs. Coming into the final weeks of the season, Ryerson and U of T […]
Coaching hockey at the university level can be a daunting task – one that requires patience, dedication and a drive to win. But perhaps the most difficult part of the job is coping with the emotional roller-coaster ride that is a hockey season. When the lights go out and everybody goes back to their personal lives, it’s expected coaches do […]
Several varsity teams had positive weeks, each of them pushing to clinch playoff positions. Women’s hockey The women’s hockey team continued its drive for a playoff berth when they took on the Waterloo Warriors in an important game Wednesday night. The Rams came into this game one point behind the eighth place Warriors. It was a tight game, with no […]
Ryerson Rams sports teams have never collectively done as well as they are right now. Each of the men’s and women’s hockey, basketball and volleyball teams are currently chasing a playoff position with a chance to take down some top teams in Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoffs. With teams having made the turn on the halfway point of their seasons, […]
By Melissa Wronzberg The puck drops as Canada and the United States battle it out in the championship game of the 4 Nations Cup. The linesman skates down the ice. Her voice echoes, “No,” as she waves off an offside. If you’re a Ryerson student who has had anything to do with athletics, you would recognize the voice, this time […]
Any franchise, whether it’s the Ryerson Rams women’s hockey team or the Buffalo Sabres, is going to take bumps along the road. For the Rams, it has been a difficult transition over the past three years. As they enter their fourth season as a Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) school, expectations continue to increase, as they have on a year-to-year basis. […]
Queen’s University fired 52 shots at Ryerson goaltender Troy Passingham, but it wasn’t enough as the Rams squeaked out a 3-2 victory over the Golden Gaels Friday night. Both netminders saw a lot of rubber, but stood tall throughout the match. Passingham made a career-high 50 saves for the win, while Gaels goaltender Kevin Bailie had an impressive game of his own, […]
Canada’s junior hockey team will play at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in December as part of its preparation for the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship. TSN’s Bob McKenzie tweeted on Wednesday that Canada will play two games against the Canadian Interuniversity Sport all-stars on Dec.13 and 14. Players report to CAN's national junior team final evaluation camp in TOR on […]
Think of any person behind any hockey team and it’s likely they started their career as a scout. The art of identifying talent is a necessary skill to have for anyone who wants to be a part of the game. It’s arguably the best way to break into the hockey world. Doug Hollinsky is the head scout for the Ryerson […]
It’s a little known fact that the Mattamy Athletic Centre turns into a runway of sorts before every Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team home game. First there’s coach Graham Wise, looking all business in his suit and tie as he arrives and heads beyond the great divide of doors between the outside world and the locker-rooms. Next there’s a mob […]